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Primary Care

Your primary care provider plays a critical role in your overall health and well-being. As your partner in health care, Sholeh Rahimi, MD, PhD, can manage all your needs at Folsom Medical Plaza, an internal medicine and cosmetic dentistry practice in Folsom, California. The practice provides multiple medical and dental services under one roof to offer patients all-inclusive care. To learn more, call the office or book an appointment online today.

What is primary care?

Primary care is an essential part of the health care system that serves as your first and main point of contact. As a primary care specialist, Dr. Rahimi can care for most of your health care needs at Folsom Medical Plaza.

Primary care focuses on maintaining your health as you age. Along with preventing disease, it can help prevent complications from existing medical concerns. Dr. Rahimi works with you to develop an individualized care plan that addresses your unique needs and goals.

Why is primary care important?

Primary care is the front line of health care that draws from multiple specialties to help patients lead a better quality of life. As a primary care provider, Dr. Rahimi takes the time to understand your medical history, lifestyle habits, diet, and health goals to deliver long-term care.

Having a primary care doctor you trust can help support:

  • Early detection of disease and illness
  • Continuity of care
  • Long-term health and wellness
  • Cost-effective care

Many patients partner with the same primary care provider for life, allowing them to feel comfortable receiving care throughout their lifetime.

Which services do primary care include?

Dr. Rahimi performs many primary care services at Folsom Medical Plaza, including: Acute care

Whether you have a sore throat, an unexplained skin rash, a urinary tract infection (UTI), or a cut that requires stitches, Dr. Rahimi can provide the prompt care you need.

Chronic disease management

Chronic disease management refers to ongoing care for long-term medical conditions like diabetes or hypertension (high blood pressure).


Immunizations use biological substances to protect you against infectious diseases, such as chickenpox and influenza (flu). Staying up to date on your vaccine schedule is one of the simplest steps you can take to remain healthy with age.

Physical exams

A physical exam is a routine health screening that assesses your health. These preventive exams help identify illnesses and diseases before you even show symptoms.

Preventive health screenings

Along with physical exams, Dr. Rahimi can perform men’s and women’s health screenings, cholesterol checks, blood pressure screenings, and other preventive testing to keep you healthy.

Call Folsom Medical Plaza or book an appointment online to meet with an experienced primary care specialist today.

Do you want to know more or need a consultation?

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